London: J.Bumpus, 1819. Full leather. Eight volumes. Octavo. The Spectator, a new edition carefully corrected from the original, with historical, biographical and explanatory notes contents, and a general index, to which are prefixed the lives of the author.Bound in full black morocco, gilt motif to covers and spine, gilt title, raised bands, all edges gilt.
London: The London Printing and Publishing Comapny, 1900s. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Quarto. A History of the Indian Mutiny. A detailed account of the sepoy insurrection in India; and a concise history of the great military events which have tended to consolidate British empire in Hindostan.Illustrated with battle scenes, views of places, portraits and maps. Bound in three quarter green calf, gilt title and decoration to spine , all edges marbled, marbled endpaper.
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846. Full leather. Three volumes. Octavo. The History of the Colonization of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent. Bound in full tan calf, double gilt ruled to covers, red and green gilt title labels, spine gilt decoratios between raised bands, all edges marbled and endpapers.
London: Longmans, Green and Longmans, 1856. Leather_bound. Three volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Richard F. Burton Personal Narritive of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah.Illustrated with coloured plates folding maps and plans. Attractively bound in three quarter calf and with marbled boards, all edges marbled, gilt motif to spine with five raised bands, gilt titles. A very rare first edition.
Boston and New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1897. Leather_bound. Fifty volumes. Octavo. The Writings and Romances of Alexandre Dumas, The D'Artagnan Edition, illustrated to frontispiece, Title include, The Three Muskteers, The Count Monte-Cristo , The Man in the Iron Mask, Castle Eppstein, One Thousand and one Ghost, Fernande, Loan of Naples, The Siclian Bandat, Martin Guerre, etc. Bound in three quarter red morocco, spine gilt motif, gilt titles, raised bands, top edge gilt.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1908. Full leather. Twent-five volumes. Octavo. The Writings of George Eliot. Together with the Life of J.W. Cross. Large Paper Edition.Original full brown morocco by the Riverside Bindery, titles to spine gilt in compartments,decorative gilt frames to covers, doublures of inlaid green morocco, richly tooled gilt dentelles, green morè silk endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, green silk page markers. Frontispiece in full page coloured and uncoloured state;the coloured state on handmade paper, the uncoloured on Japon paper, all with tissue guard, titles printed in red and black.Limited Edition number twenty of seven hundred fifty sets. A handsome and richely illistrated set from the gilded age.
London: Longman and Green, 1840. Full leather. Eight volumes. Octavo. Visits to Remarkable Places; Rural and Domestic Life of Germany; Rural Life ogf England; Student Life of Germany; Homes and Haunts of the British Poets; Northern Heights of London, 1840; 1842; 1840; 1849; 1847 and 1869. A particularly handsome set in full tan polished calf with gilt decorative spine, red and green title labels, triple gilt rule to covers gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. marbled endpapers, illustrated throughout.
London: Thomas Nelson, 1966. Full Leather. One volume. Quarto, First Edition. Wine by Hugh Johnson. How its made Red Table Wine, White Table Wine, Aperitifs Sherry-Champangne other sparkling wine, and vineyard from the world Europe, France, Burgundy, Bordeaux, The Rine and Moselle, Northern California and South-east Australia. Photogravures illustrations throughout.Bound in full striking red crushed morocco, covers and spine composed of scrolling interlacing tendrils and leaves gilt, gilt title, all edges gilt, decorative endpaper, gilt turn-ins, original cover- wrapper bound into the rare of book.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1922. Full leather. One volume. octavo. First American Edition. [Women's History, Golf, Sportings] Cecil Leitch. Portrait frontispiece and 54 black and white golfing and other photographic illustrations. Golfing instructions fron Cecil Leitch, a trail-blazing women golfer whose dress attracted as much attention as did her physicality, a restrictive dress for women players of the time, to become the first women golfer to have loose fitting clothes. First women golfers to play against and defeat men to become a four-time British Amateur Champion, Four-time French Amateur Champion, one-time Canadian Champion. Recently bound in full green morocco, covers single gilt-rule, spine gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title, alledges gilt, green marbled endpaper, original blue cloth covers bound into rare.
New York, Philadelphia and Washington: J.M. Stoddart and Company, 1886. Full leather. One volume. Thick octavo. First Edition. Memoirs of Robert E.Lee his Military and Personal History. Embracing a large amount information hitherto unpublished, together with incidents relating to his private life subsequent to the war, collected and edited with assistance of Marcus J. Wright, portrait and other illistrations with maps and plans. Recent bound in full green morocco, boards double gilt-rule, spine gilt motif of musket rifle, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
New York: Random House, 1930. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. Moby Dick Or The Whale By Herman Melville. First Rockwell Kent Illustrated Edition. Recent bound in full navy blue morocco, single gilt-rule to covers, spine gilt motif of sail ship, whale, anchor, gilt title, raised bands, marbled blue endpaper.
New York: Random House, 1957. Full leather. One volume. Thick octavo. First Edition. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. Recent bound in full olive green morocco, covers and spine densely gilt of wide mosaic pattern, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, green speckled gold splash endpaper and sude green doublures.
London: Fisher Son and Company, 1900s. Full leather. One volume. Quarto. Emm Roberts. Hindostan its Landscapes, Places, Temples, Tombs, the shores of the Red Sea;and the sublime and romantic scenery of the Himalayan Mountains, illustrated in a series of views drawn by Turner, Stanfield, Prout, Cattermole, Roberts, Allom, etc, from the original sketches by commander Robert Elliot and Francis White, with descriptions by Emma White. Bound beautifully in full blue morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, raised bands, tan title label, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: George Allen, Sunnyside, Orpington, 1893. Full leather. Three volumes. Folio. Fifth edition. The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin. Illustrations drawn by the artist. Bound in full navy blue morocco, blind and gilt tooling to covers and spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, blue marbled endpaper.
London: Bickers and Sons, 1900s. Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo. Extra Illustrated. The Memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon on the Reign of Louis XIV. and the Regency. Translated from the French by Bayle St. John. Bound by M. Ritter in full red crushed morocco, covers elaborate patterns with double gilt-rule and with royal crest design, top edge gilt, six compartments to spine between raised banding with gilt titles and crown motif, inner covers of blue morocco and gilt crown motif, silk water purple doublures, three volumes extended to six with extra illustrated of portrait engravings through-out.
London and New York: Macmillan and Company, 1893. Leather_bound. Forty volumes bound in twenty. Quartos. Large Paper set of the Cambridge Edition. Edited by William Aldis Wright, finely printed on hand-made paper, limited to five hundred copies. The writings include all the plays of Shakespeare Tempest, Macbeth, King Lear, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Love Labour's Lost, Romeo Juliet, Othello,Two Gentlemen of Verona, Twelfth Night, etc. Bound in three quarter red morocco between cloth boards, gilt motif to spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt. A handsome set.
New York: Charles L. Webster, 1888. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Octavo. First edition. The Personal Memoirs of Henry Philip Sheridan, General United States Army and a Union General of American Civil War. Portrait frontispiece, Publisher's bound in three quarter brown morocco, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt.
Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1899. Full leather. Twelve volumes . Octavo. The Works of Tobias Smollett with an introduction by W.E. Henley. Published by Archibald Constable and Company, Westminster, and Charles Scribner's and Sons, New York. Illustrated frontispiece to each volumes. A splendid fine binding by Riviere in full red polished calf, gilt double rule line to covers, spine gilt decorations in compartments between raised banding, green and aqua blue gilt title labels to second and fourth compartments. floral gilt turn-ins, red marbled endpaper. top edge gilt.
Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1891. Leather_bound. Thirty volumes. Octavo. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. Illustrated throught-out. Printed by John Wilson and Son, University Press. Edition De Luxe is limited to one thousand copies which this is number 127. Bound by Brentanos by Blackwell in three quarter brown morocco, floral decorative gilt spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled boards and endpaper.
New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1900s. Full leather. One volume. Thick octavo. Democracy In America. The republic of the United States, and its political institutions, reviewed and examined by Alexis De Tocqueville. Translated by Henry Reeves and preface note John C. Spencer, combined two volume into one. Recent bound in full blue morocco covers double gilt-rule, spine gilt motif, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: John Murray, 1867. Full leather. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. The Poetical Works of Various Author, Byron, E.B. Browning, Robert Browining, Pope, Thomson, Keats, Cambell, Moore, Cowper, Coleridge, Chapman, Dryden, Mackay, Heman, Hooks, etc.Bound in full tan morocco, gilt to spine, red and green title label, raised bands, all edges marbled and endpaper.
London: George Routledge and Sons Limited, 1910. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Quarto . Notitia Venatica a Treatise on Fox Hunting Embracing Management of Hounds, Kennels, Fox, , Horses, The Hunts. Revised and brought down to date by Cuthbert Bradley with Twelve illustrations Henry Alken and others coloured by hand. Bound in three quarter red morocco, cloth boards, spine gilt decorations of fox, jockey hunt cap, horse and hound, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1903. Full leather calf. Sixteen volumes. Octavo. The Letters of Horace Walpole Fourth Earl of Oxford. Chronologically arranged and edited with notes and indices by Mrs. Paget Toynbee, illustrated with portraits and facsimiles. Two hundred and sixty copies of this edition have been printed on hand-made paper of which this is number 35. Bound by Zaehnsdorf Binders full tan polished calf, double gilt ruled to covers, spine gilt in compartments of decorations, raised bands, red and brown title labels, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.